Guide to the Going to Adak by Transport account
Collection number: HMC-1157.
Title: Going to Adak by Transport account.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials are in English.
Collection summary: WWII soldier’s account of life on a transport ship.
The creator of this paper, Going to Adak by Transport, is unknown. The person who wrote this account was on the transport ship Henry Failing going to Adak sometime during World War II.
This collection is a firsthand account of a soldier on a transport ship. The writer tells of daily life on the ship, such as sleeping arrangements, the mess hall, and entertainment.
Arrangement: The collection is retained in the order in which it arrived at the Archives.
Digitized copies: This collection has been partially transcribed by the donor and can be found at http://www.hlswilliwaw.com/aleutians/Amchitka/html/amchitka-scrapbooks-pospisil-charles.html. Other digital copies of collection material are not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to this collection.
Preferred citation: Going to Adak by Transport account, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Archives by Lynne Ranieri in 2013.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2013.